Taxon profile


White-breasted Woodswallow
Artamus leucoryn (Linnaeus, 1771)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Artamidae - woodswallows »  genus Artamus

Scientific synonyms

Artamus leucorynchus (Linnaeus, 1771)
Lanius leucoryn Linnaeus, 1771 o

Other names

= White-breasted Wood-swallow

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Artamus leucoryn albiventer (Lesson, 1831)
subspecies Artamus leucoryn amydrus Oberholser, 1917
subspecies Artamus leucoryn humei Stresemann, 1913
subspecies Artamus leucoryn leucopygialis Gould, 1842
subspecies Artamus leucoryn leucoryn (Linnaeus, 1771)
subspecies Artamus leucoryn melaleucus (Wagler, 1827)
subspecies Artamus leucoryn musschenbroeki Meyer, 1884
subspecies Artamus leucoryn pelewensis Finsch, 1876
subspecies Artamus leucoryn tenuis Mayr, 1943

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [5d9ba1c7-d57e-4996-9a78-30206a067815]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Artamus leucorynchus (Linnaeus, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [5858]

Bird Life [] [as Artamus leucorynchus (Linnaeus, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Artamus leucorynchus (Linnaeus, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22706305]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Artamus leucorynchus (Linnaeus, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Artamus leucorynchus (Linnaeus, 1771)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Artamus leucorynchus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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